We’re Desert Rats. We love to joke about how walking out in an Arizona summer is akin to opening up the oven to get your cookies out and having your face burnt off. We love our air conditioning and our pools and curse the sun all summer long. We’ve convinced ourselves that we live in […]Read More Garden Bounty in the Sonoran Desert. (Plus How to Help Plants through the Summer).
It’s been a minute since I’ve shared an update on how our tiny backyard garden is doing…between chasing bulldogs and holding babies, life has been pretty hectic! My one consolation throughout all of the chaos has been walking outback and seeing all of the life and growth happening in our own backyard, so I wanted […]Read More Backyard Garden Update
Our little backyard garden saw a LOT of progress this week…I’d like to say that I planned to get both garden beds done AND have plants in the ground all in one week, but truth is, we’re just flying by the seat of our pants, as per usual! Last week, I started my seeds three […]Read More BYG Week #2- Pests and Progress
Fall is in the air (at least I assume it is, it’s still a little toasty here in AZ), and with that, the human body starts craving warm, hearty, foods, including starchy carbs like SWEET POTATO. This year I officially welcomed in fall with my own personal twist on a trend I’ve been meaning to […]Read More Sweet PotaToast with PB/Yogurt “Frosting”
Remember Paradise Bakery back in it’s heyday? (Before Panera came and trashed it…not that I’m biased or bitter in any way). Paradise Bakery had by far the best pesto I’ve ever had. Right when you would walk in, there was a free sample table with fresh cuts of french bread, and a bowl full of […]Read More 5-Minute Pesto